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Arbor Day Adopt a Tree

April 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT

Come celebrate Kentucky’s Arbor Day! Bernheim will have 1,000 tree saplings from 10 different species to give away. Members from our Horticulture Department, along with knowledgeable volunteers will be on hand to discuss all things tree related as we celebrate Arbor Day. Look forward to seeing you there!

All trees will be sapling-whip (species dependent). The tree’s root structure will need to stay moist from the time it leaves Bernheim and is planted in its forever home. We will wrap the roots in wet newspaper for initial transport.

Offerings:
Cornus drummondii – roughleaf dogwood
Quercus falcata – southern red oak
Carya ovata – shagbark hickory
Quercus stellata – post oak
Carya illinoinensis – Pecan
Castanea mollissima – Chinese chestnut
Diospyros virginiana – Persimmon
Asimina triloba – pawpaw
Pinus virginiana – Virginia pine
Taxodium distichum  – baldcypress

Suggested donation $1 per tree

 

 

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Date:
April 10
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
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Organizer

Renee Frith, Director of Horticulture and Sustainable Landscapes
Email:
renee.frith@bernheim.org
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The Millennium Trail is closed today due to a heat index above 95 degrees. Elm Lick Trail hikers must be on the trail by 11 a.m.